|JNN107 The clouds have settled in - Chris Lynn|
Chris Lynn is a multifaceted filmmaker and Sound Artist from Maryland, USA. His work has been screened at festivals and galleries in the United States, Europe and Mexico. His short films focus primarily in urban and rural landscapes. His sound pieces are an assemblage of field recordings, ambient pieces, and soundtracks from his films. I personally have stumbled upon Chrisâ soundpieces through the various releases he has out on Earth Monkey, Electronic Music and Misspelled Records...
Keywords: field recordings; ambient/experimental
|JNN118 On the different side of the object - Buben vs Anton Mobin|
Vladislav Buben, well known under the name Buben, is a sound artist and an imminent pioneer of the underground scene in Bielorussia. The connexion between Buben and Anton Mobin was established by Rinus van Alebeek, a few months ago, when Rinus asks Anton a technical help to digitalize sounds from a tape which be used by Buben to compose the great album released on Clinical Archives : Moral Tranformations (ca377) > http://www.archive.org/details/ca377_bra After this technical support, Buben natur...
Keywords: Creative Commons; dark ambient; experimental; field recordings; found sounds; free releases; just not normal; noise; tape
|JNN112 Sarasota - Somnaphon|
A large portion of this album was composed from âdisturbancesâ that were recorded while living in an active haunted house. You may consider this your after Halloween treat, or just a plain immersive and fantastic album filled with darkness and just plain great tracks! What the maker probably donât realize though is that 112 in the Netherlands is the equal to 911 in the US. You may keep that number near while listening to this! Created by A...
Keywords: experimental; field recordings; just not normal; Creative Commons; found sounds; free release; plunderphonics; haunted hous; Somnaphon
|JNN116 Monuments seen through peripheral vision - Daniel Barbiero|
A native of New Haven, CT, Daniel Barbiero has been involved in creative improvised music in the Baltimore-Washington area for several years as a performer, composer, and sometime bandleader. He has worked in a variety of contexts, including modal and post-bop jazz, free improvisation, and world fusion drawing on the Indian classical and Middle Eastern musical traditions. Fans of NTNS radio know that I have a strong taste for free improv jazz, where the likes of DâIncise and many others have pa...
Keywords: composition; Creative Commons; experimental; field recordings; free jazz; free recordings; just not normal; stand up bass
|JNN122 Deriva Sonora - Philippe Faujas|
Joining the ranks of avid Field Recordists is Philippe Faujas from Spain. Making Just not Normal not per say a field recordings netlabel, but since I personally am a big fan of field recordings and feel they go extremely well amidst experimental music Philippe is very much welcomed to the world of JNN. Follow his link to an even bigger world of recorded sounds, but let this release be your guide into the world of this fine French artist living in Spain...
Keywords: experimental; field recordings; free releases; just not normal; Creative Commons; Philippe Faujas
|JNN095 Sediments - Jazznoize|
From Spain, this multi experimentalist dares walk on the dark side of sounds as one would go shopping at the supermarket. His varried pallet of sounds has matured much since the establishement of Jazznoize in 2005. Sergio SÃ¡nches NicolÃ¡s uses field recordings transforming them a lot or at all, technicians of loop, audible errors, or the slow sounds like pure example of transformation of the means...
Keywords: dark; experimental; field recordings; free releases; just not normal; Creative Commons; IDM; Jazznoize
|JNN113 Sea of Trees - Krabatof|
How these mystical artists find their way into the realms of JNN is beyond me sometimes, but behold; this âSea of treesâ will astound you. But before we talk of this album here, letâs share a previous review of âInsectâs Brainâ shared on Touching Extremes; âa little more than 31 minutes of very interesting âbruit artâ by Geneva-based Ludovic Guerry, who manipulates ânoises, field recordings and many weird soundsâ in seven personal definitions of a peculiar world of embryonic utterance...
Keywords: Creative Commons; dark abstract; drones; free release; just not normal; Krabatof; manipulated field recordings; noise
|JNN055 La fin du monde - Zondagmorgen|
So, about 1 and 3/4 years ago, I finished a super long ambient track for my Zondagmorgen (remember this?!) project, entitled La Fin du Monde. My intentions, at the time, were to release it though IMP. That never happened, and it's been sitting on my hard drive ever since. I pulled it out, on a whim, this morning and listened to it on the bus today. It's actually better than I remember, so I thought I would send it your way to see if you would be interested in including it in as an upcoming JNN r...
Keywords: ambient, experimental, improv, electronica, field recordings, Creative Commons, Free Releases, Just not Normal, Zondagmorgen
|JNN056 Canciones del Descontento - usr/sbin|
Canciones del Descontentes” (”Songs of the Discontented”) is dedicated to all who struggle to do what is right and human in the face of often-impossible odds. Their stories are as ancient and lasting as the stones that are often turned against them…
Keywords: Dennis Moser, field recordings, free release, improv, just not normal, live guitar, usr/sbin
|JNN124 - Water Recordings III - Luis Antero|
Today March 22nd 2011 is World Water day. By special request from Luis release of his latest field recordings album is on this special day. For those familiar with the works from Luis, a portugese sound enthusiast, know that his recordings are of very high quality and always very pure in its essence and so is this release. Pure water, so pure it makes the listener thirsty. Locations where these recordings are from: Local das Gravacoes; Sobral de S...
Keywords: field recordings; just not normal; Creative Commons; free release; Luis Antero; Water Recordings; World water day
|JNN041 - De-Composizioni - La Ferrière Ensemble|
"De-Composizioni" was originally realized (but actually not distributed) as homemade demotape in 2006, almost in accidental circumstances. All tracks, based on few simple sounds and captured in a field recording, are composed, performed & recorded live during a studio session, and their structures are mostly improvised. La Ferrière Ensemble is: Imago Meccano: drum machine, pedal effects, elec guitars, accordion, concept LamieraChicken: elec guitar, pedal effects Onoco: pedal effects, bass guita...
Keywords: Experimental, field recordings, Live improv, Electronica, Soundscapes, free releases, Creative Commons, Just not Normal
|JNN115 Household apocalypse - Altocumulus|
What if an artist that previously released one of the more fabulous experimental albums done on the Buchla 100 system from the Brandeis University would take a trip in a time capsule and use all anewed tools of the day and chooses to build a brand new album made from sounds of ordinary household equipment? Well; remember the âMy name is Marieta Cashmanâ album here on JNN? Altocumulus takes control again 40 years later! HOUSEHOLD APOCALYPSE is made from the sounds that come through my window an...
Keywords: Altocumulus; Composing field recordings; Creative Commons; experimental; free releases; household items; household utensils; just not normal
Downloads: 417 (1 review)
|JNN114 Train to Knowhere - Shane Morris|
One of the thriving forces behind the electro-music scenery and itâs quarterly marathons is quickly becoming the illusive and flamboyant releaser of sounds to hold dear. With albums on Earth Mantra and EdP (forgive me if Iâm wrong on this one) the reputation of this usually live performing longtracker has now reached the outer realms of Just not Normal territory. Why you may ask is such the case; Well Shane besides his love for the synthetic also has a growing love for the useage of field reco...
Keywords: Creative Commons; dark droney ambience; experimental; field recordings; free releases; just not normal; live improv; Shane Morris
Downloads: 205 (1 review)
|JNN026 Klippklappkeppilookie - Pighood|
Q1: What is this Pighood already? A1: An nounjective pertaining to apricot colored winter garment worn by the fartist in 1978 to the amusement and of a big titty school chum named Claudia. Ohai!) Q2: What the hell, dude? A2: A sleepy brain invents scenarios wot make a wakey brain shrug and go “ummm…waht?” The audio portion of mines winds up in this here digital format for your amusement/derision/inertia...
Keywords: experimental, field recordings, khate, IDM, strange sounds, circuit bent, intelligent machinery, free release, Just not Normal, Creative Commons
|JNN046 Souvenirs from Earth - Stream69|
"This album is dedicated to Souvenirs From Earth TV" The Way of Creed - "Dedicated to a certain Jesus" First Prayer - "Meditation, Saintliness & Philosophy" Infinite Garden - "Green Kingdom's Garden, Cosmic Expand" Souvenirs From Earth - "Dedicated to Souvenirs From Earth (French/German TV)" Sisleep - "Dedicated to our Micro-Sleeps" Voyage Au Bout De La Nuit - "Dedicated to a certain French TV-Show carrying this name" Better & Faster - "Doin' Music only when it calls me" Quartet Works - "Dedicat...
Keywords: Experimental, field recordings, drone, dark ambient, improv, Electronica, Soundscapes, free releases, Creative Commons, Stream69, Just not Normal
|JNN047 - Summer Solstice Live - Mystahr|
This hour+ long performance happened on the Summer Solstice. The kind people of Electro-Music.com had their annual online festival which had gathered 25 electronic musicians from around the globe. It certainly was a special event that we'll certainly see and hear more from in the future. Definately a privilege to be a part of this event, so thanks go out to the organizers and people behind electro-music Furthermore the watchful eye may have noticed the TR2 reference in the artwork...
Keywords: Live electronics, improv, experimental, field recordings, tape music, analog synthesizers, Live performance, Free release, Creative Commons, Just not Normal
|JNN044 To Patch a creditor - Pighood|
Hymn: Why don’t you have a seat right over there? P*gh**d: These cookies are delicious...did you hatch them on your own? Hymn: Keep your hands where I can see them. P*gh**d: Is that a Neumann in your pocket, or are you just extremely pumped about your job? Hymn: Soooooo....what was your plan for tonight? P*gh**d: To pee on thy forehead until there ain’t no more pee in mee. Hymn: What do you think should happen to you? P*gh**d: BRAAAAMP Hymn: Oh, for gross! P*gh**d: I blame Bush...
Keywords: experimental, field recordings, IDM, strange sounds, circuit bent, intelligent machinery, free release, Just not Normal, Creative Commons
|IMC02 of Places and Moments - various artists|
Of Places and Moments is a celebration of the art of field recordings. The tracks to be included utilized recordings from the Sounds Found Project, a repository of user-contributed field recordings. The source recordings were mangled, manipulated, abused and violated, in some cases beyond recognition, to create 18 distinctly different interpretations ranging from minimal drone, to noise, to electronica.
Keywords: experimental; field recordings; electronica; just not normal; noise; Creative Commons; intelligent machinery; compilation; Sounds Found; minimal drone
Downloads: 183 (1 review)
|JNN04-Respirator-Traffic - Respirator|
“I live and make music in a flat. We’ve got a lot of traffic noise. I have wanted to use that for a virtual album for quite some time. The album was born by recording from midnight till seven in the morning. The album consists of live tracks. The first four are made entirely from the 7-hour recording (all encoded at 256kbs). The last track is a live recording with additional instruments (encoded at 192kbs)...
Keywords: experimental; improv; electronica; field recordings; traffic
|JNN100 no-r-mal II - various artists|
At long last it is finaly here; the successor of no-r-mal the first edition. Almost a year later down the line, but highly improved and filled with more goodies. Started on April 25th I would never have thought that this would grow as big as it did. Many bulkloads of work went into getting this compilation album out there, but it is out there now! 71 artists, 71 tracks have turned into a 6 CD!!! compilation album making for over 7 hours of listening pleasure...
Keywords: experimental; field recordings; drone; dark ambient; sound art; electronica
Downloads: 881 (1 review)
|JNN123 El arte de la medida histriÃ³nica - JosÃ© Maria Pastor SÃ¡nchez|
My initial apologees first of all should go out to the patient JÃ³se who had to wait a rather long period before todayâs release. Sorry sir, but timing was a bit awkward with JNN dwindling down in its initial pause. His and for certain your luck, is that now with NTNS dwindling down in its initial pause there is time and lust again to get back and release some gems your ears will certainly appreciate...
Keywords: experimental; field recordings; just not normal; Creative Commons; free release; Spoken word; electro accoustics; dark rumble
|JNN010 - Controlled Dissonance - [sic] - Controlled Dissonance|
[sic], the latest endeavor of soft noise/dark ambient blowhard, Controlled Dissonance, is an expression of minimalistic composition. Stripping down to the bare bones, Controlled Dissonance culled the sounds for this release exclusively from field recordings and found material on microcassette. These recordings were manipulated with a transcription device, a handful of effects pedals and a small arsenal of digital effects...
Keywords: soft noise; dark ambient; experimental; minimal; electronica; effect pedals; microcassettes; tape music; field recordings; soundscape
Downloads: 385 (2 reviews)
|JNN050 - no-R-mal - various artists|
Celebrating the 50th release on JNN I've invited some of the best (netlabel)artists from around the globe to join this massive compilationalbum. In total 52 artists joined to create the finest in what is available in experimental music these days. Much of what you hear is unreleased work with the exception of a handful. These tracks have been carefully mastered and put together to present to you a 4 CD epic journey into sound...
Keywords: compilation, experimental, field recordings, electronica, drones, dark ambient, free releases, Just not normal, Creative Commons
Downloads: 1,070 (1 review)
|JNN022 Khate - Detritivore - Khate|
The color of the sky at 5:57 a.m.; the smell of a dormant furnace, revived; the feel of dusty boxes. Bells, blips, and boooooms. Precipitation is inspiration. Closets are emptied --- long-hidden treasure awaits. Circuit-bent instruments, analog synths, abused vinyl, and field recordings serve as the orchestra on this release. Best enjoyed on chilly nights in low lighting. 'This is the very first of Khate releases to be of free nature' We at JNN have been long time fans of her work, and are ever ...
Keywords: circuit-bent, field recordings, analog synths, experimental, IDM, bleeps, Just not Normal, free releases, creative commons
Downloads: 1,857 (4 reviews)